It’s no surprise that the green market and eco-friendly products and services are on the rise. Everywhere you turn there is a new company being launched, a new product being introduced to the marketplace and new green services being offered. With all of the new products and services, it can be difficult to analyze and determine which ones are legitimate, and which ones make the most sense for you.
Here at Miron, we are highly committed to greening the construction industry. Everything we do, from how we construct buildings to how we operate our business, is impacted by our green initiatives. Since the industry is ever-changing and evolving, we rely on continuing education, resources and relationships to remain at the forefront of the industry. Below is a list of building and construction resources that offer some great tips and information about the green industry.
Sustainable Communities Network (LinkedIn group)
A group dedicated to bringing together designers, engineers, architects, urban planners, scientists, and end users in a collaborative venue for sharing insights, news, technology and experiences with sustainable communities.
Environmental Design & Construction
A magazine that covers the rapidly growing green building industry.
Connects people with the easiest green action: recycling. They host the largest and most accurate recycling directory.
Green Building Initiative
A not-for-profit organization whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of building practices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and environmentally-sustainable buildings by promoting credible and practical green building approaches for residential and commercial construction.
Another magazine that covers the rapidly growing green building industry.
U.S. Green Building Council
A non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation.
The leading daily trade publication keeping corporate executives fully informed about energy, environmental and sustainability news.
Green Building Elements
Green Building Elements is about the construction of green buildings, both in terms of the pieces that go together to make them, and of the ideas and the design behind them.
Sustainable Business provides global news and networking services to help green business grow, covering all sectors: renewable energy, green building, sustainable investing, and organics.